Sporting Memorabilia and Collectables from the Tennis Career of Boris Becker

Acting on behalf of M. Ford Esq., F. O’Connell Esq & G. Lemon Esq., the Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy.

For Sale by Timed Online Auction

Sporting Memorabilia and Collectables from the Tennis Career of Boris Becker

The sale will include Watches and Commemorative items together with unique Trophies, Medals and Awards marking the achievements of Mr. Boris Becker’s prolific sporting Career.

Items include:

  • A Scale Replica of the Davis Cup Winners Trophy
  • A Full Size Sterling Silver Replica of the U.S. Open Trophy
  • A Reproduction of the All England Lawn Tennis Club Single Handed Championship of the World Trophy
  • Two Renshaw Trophies
  • Lawn Tennis Championship Medals
  • A Sterling Silver Wimbledon Championship Runner Up Salver
  • An International Tennis Hall of Fame Ring

Following the postponement of the auction last year it is our client’s view that this extraordinary collection will be offered for sale when the global sporting focus is on both the Queens and Wimbledon tennis tournaments.

We consider this a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase trophies, as presented to the winners of prestigious events such as Wimbledon, The Davis Cup and The U.S Open, as well as an International Tennis Hall of Fame Ring. Example of these have rarely been available on the open market.

Viewing will be available at Wyles Hardy & Co premises on the 9th July between 9:30am and 4:30pm strictly by appointment only.

Online Auction closes Thursday 11th July 2019

For further information please contact Terry Madden Tel: +44 (0)1442 832234


Schedule and Notice to Purchasers


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Sales by Timed On-Line Auction on Behalf of Messrs M. Ford, F O’Connell and G. Lemon, Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy of the estate of Boris Becker.

Viewing: The lots for sale may be viewed on 9th July 2019 strictly by appointment only between 9.30am and 4.30pm at Wyles Hardy & Co. Ltd., Ley Hill Road, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 0NW

Damage: Person’s attending the viewing will be held liable for any damage they cause, and shall meet all costs and expenses incurred in the rectification of the damage so caused, as advised by Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd.

Bidding Process: Bidding will commence ending at 13.00 BST on 11th July 2019, subject to the normal 10 min extension.  Once closed all highest bids will be considered.

Acceptance of Final Bids: IMPORTANT NOTE – Acceptance of all final bids is subject to prior approval by our client.  Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd reserve the right to reject any bids which they feel are insufficient. Successful bidders will be notified by email by close of business 12th July 2019.

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Overseas Purchasers

On notification of the acceptance of an offer(s) overseas purchasers must advise if the goods are intended for export and the destination of same and provide the following information / documents:

copy of their passport and another document confirming the identity;

details of their bankers and their UK corresponding bank;

details of their shipping agents and their UK representatives.

N.B. Purchasers are solely responsible for obtaining export licences, where required.

Value Added Tax (VAT): All lots are sold exclusive of V.A.T.  No VAT is payable in addition to the hammer price save for the VAT on the buyer’s premium, which is non-negotiable.

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Payment Terms: All purchases are to be paid in full, no later than 16.30pm BST Time on 15th July 2019.

Payment to be made by :


Account Name: Wyles Hardy & Co Clients Account

Account No: 48914576

Bank: NatWest Bank, Harrow & Watford Branch

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All queries regarding payment should be directed to our, quoting AE1052.

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Clearance of Purchases: All lots must be removed by appointment between 10.00 hours and 16.00 hours from 15th July 2019 to 19th July 2019 from Wyles Hardy & Co. Ltd., Ley Hill Road, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 0NW at the buyers expense.  Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd do not undertake packaging, postage, delivery or shipment of goods and the bidder must make their own arrangements to comply with the clearance terms.

Pack and Shippers who may be able to assist include:-

Pack & Send             –           Harrow Branch, Tel. No. 020 8864 7400

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Transfer of Lots: Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd will only accept payment from and permit removal of lots purchased by the successful purchaser or their duly appointed agent.

Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd reserve the right to refuse to accept the bid of any bidder should they be unable to satisfy Wyles Hardy & Co Ltd on any of the above.

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